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Pollen Can Protect Mahogany From Extinction
2012-04-04 03:28:58

New research from the University of Adelaide could help protect one of the world's most globally threatened tree species - the big leaf mahogany - from extinction.

2012-04-03 09:14:45

Plant leaves are protected from drying out by an airtight wax layer.

2012-02-06 11:12:10

Plants leaves are sealed with a gas-tight wax layer to prevent water loss.

2011-12-20 22:43:43

Plant roots are fascinating plant organs – they not only anchor the plant, but are also the world's most efficient mining companies.

2011-12-13 22:27:03

Plants must supply their various tissues with the carbohydrates they produce through photosynthesis in the leaves.

2011-12-12 22:28:15

Multicellular organisms must have a means for cells to communicate with one another.

2011-11-04 23:04:27

The discovery of a new gene is helping researchers at Michigan State University envision more-efficient molecular factories of the future.

2011-09-13 12:18:12

A new technique developed by researchers at RIKEN has clarified the location and dynamics of specific metabolites in a single cell of the alga Chara australis.


Word of the Day
edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
The word 'edulcoration' comes from a Latin word meaning 'making sweet'.